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A Quick Stop loses slot machine license over stolen cigarettes

A food mart in Las Vegas, caught selling stolen cigarettes to customers, has agreed to have its state gaming license revoked. The Nevada Gaming Control Board and Quick Stop Food Mart filed ...

Need a swimsuit? Bikini.com delivers in 60 minutes or less

Staffers at Bikini.com use their office studio space to capture their products as an online retailer that has "pop up" shops at some of the most popular day clubs along the Strip, Friday, Nov. 16, 2014.

You might call it a "bikini on demand" — and it's already happening at some of Las Vegas’ most popular day clubs. Las Vegas-based lifestyle blog and bikini dealer Bikini.com spent last summer doing business at pop-up stands at XS, Encore and the Pool at the Palms. Company heads say that list might grow ...

Times Square’s biggest and most expensive digital billboard is set to shine

The world’s largest high-definition digital display lights up for the first time in Times Square in New York, Nov. 13, 2014. Covering an entire city block, the mega-screen will light up Tuesday night with a digital art exhibition by the Universal Everything studio collective.

In an era when digital screens large and small proliferate but attention is increasingly scarce, some marketers are making a huge bet that one of the biggest displays in the world will captivate audiences. Their gamble: the largest and most expensive ...

Toyota to start sales of fuel cell car next month

Toyota’s new fuel cell vehicle Mirai arrives at a charge station near Toyota's showroom Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in Tokyo.

There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world's largest automaker announced Tuesday that it will begin selling fuel cell cars in ...

Grand Canyon offers incentive for quieter aircraft

In this Oct. 5, 2013, photo, Geir Aase, left, and Kurt Raknes, tourists from Norway, take a helicopter tour over Grand Canyon National Park, near Tusayan, Ariz. A proposal by the Grand Canyon would give air tour operators another incentive to upgrade aircraft to meet the definition of quiet technology.

Air tour operators at the Grand Canyon would be able to take more visitors over the most popular flight routes under a proposed incentive to ...

Uber court hearing delayed until Friday

Uber West Coast Regional Manager William Barnes sits in the back of a car during a photo shoot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Las Vegas. The ride sharing company has begun operations in Nevada.

Uber was back in court briefly today, fighting to keep its ride service operating in Las Vegas. But a dispute over whether the court case should play out in Las Vegas or Reno led to ...

Restaurants on the way to New York-New York; SLS buffet closes temporarily

The exterior of New York-New York Hotel & Casino on Thursday, June 6, 2013 on the Las Vegas Strip.

A pair of long-awaited restaurants are poised to add flavor to New York-New York. Also, a call center bringing hundreds of jobs holds a ribbon-cutting, restaurants and a bakeshop open throughout the Las Vegas Valley, and ...

In business, sports and life, he’s all heart

Simon Keith, one of the world's longest living organ transplant recipients and COO of Nevada Donor Network, poses at the Network offices Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

The chief operating officer of the Nevada Donor Network was a former UNLV athlete who played professionally after a heart transplant. He talks to us about how to maintain a healthy business and a healthy life, and misconceptions about organ donation.

It’s party time at the office

It’s party time at the office

With holiday season approaching, companies share ideas about how to throw an appropriate celebration ...

Las Vegas real estate market is a wild ride

Housing is a volatile business but seems more extreme in Las Vegas, with its long history of fast-paced construction, out-of-town investors and transient residents.

The Data: Nov. 16-22

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Wynn a cheerleader for new Strip projects

Steve Wynn is interviewed by John Katsilometes of the Las Vegas Sun on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Wynn Las Vegas.

Anything would be better than the empty lot across the street from his properties, he said.

Allegiant fliers complaining about fees but still paying

Travelers check in at the Allegiant Airlines counter Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at McCarran International Airport. Allegiant is charging a $5 fee for printing boarding passes at the airport. The $5 charge boosted sagging quarterly earnings.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant racks up consistent profits selling cheap airplane tickets with a bevy of add-ons, but some people view its latest fee as particularly unreasonable. On Sept. 1, the airline began charging customers, with some exceptions, $5 to print a boarding pass at airport ticket counters. But fliers are paying, and the fee is padding Allegiant’s earnings ...

Design studio takes pride in giving clients personal touch

Royal Ink Graphic Design & Illustration, Monday Nov. 10, 2014.

Rafael Rivas treats each of his clients as unique entities and caters design work to their needs. And, he says, his is a rare firm that really wasn’t affected by the Great Recession.

The Notes: Nov. 16-22

In the Notes: Chaparral High School, Caesars Foundation, Communities in Schools of Southern Nevada, Teach for America, Vegas PBS, Lake Mead RV Village, Jetpack America, South Point, Ballard Spahr and more ...